Taxon  Report   2784 
Downingia yina  Appleg.
Cascade calicoflower,  Cascade downingia
Downingia yina
© 2005 Jerry Murray
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Downingia yina
© 2000 John Game
Downingia yina
© 2015 John Doyen
Downingia yina, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Downingia yina
© 2006 George W. Hartwell
Genus: Downingia
Yellow Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Redwood Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Downingia pulcherrima
PLANTS: Downingia willamettensis
PLANTS: Downingia yina var. major
More information about  Downingia yina
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 24, 2018).

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